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Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 10-14-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By BRADESTAR
Welcome. It wasn't a bad decision. I grew...

Welcome. It wasn't a bad decision.

I grew up in Chicago area. Couldn't stand rusted out cars so moved out West. (not to mention the weather)

Good luck!
Forum: Maintenance 10-14-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By BRADESTAR
Fuel pump? Fuel starvation is a bit smoother than...

Fuel pump? Fuel starvation is a bit smoother than electrical loss and should probably stall. "bucking" usually means spark related.

Maybe Coil pack?

...I'd start by checking the grounds. Bad...
Forum: Maintenance 10-14-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By BRADESTAR
that's what I'll do. Thanks ZEK. I didn't know if...

that's what I'll do. Thanks ZEK. I didn't know if soap and water would create trouble for the welder.
Forum: Maintenance 10-12-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By BRADESTAR
Oil Pan Cleaning

I'm building an M52 for my TI. Dropped the pan in order to get an Achilles baffle welded in. Now I'm wondering how to clean the pan for welding.

I'm guessing brake cleaner is most often used? I...
Forum: Maintenance 10-11-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By BRADESTAR
I've always wondered if someone has found a good...

I've always wondered if someone has found a good replacement for that channel liner. Mine is sagging as well.

I assume the answer is to remove it and insulate from the inside. But am all ears if...
Forum: Engine 10-09-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BRADESTAR
My experience is that these thermostats get stuck...

My experience is that these thermostats get stuck open. I bought two cars with that going on. I've used the Behr and haven't had any issues.

Possibly you can hack the thermostat part out of the...
Forum: Transmission 10-07-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By BRADESTAR
Pb blaster over night Torch to heat area ...

Pb blaster over night

Torch to heat area

Impact gun

If that stuff doesn't work, forget about the fluid change. BMW uses "lifetime" oil anyhow..heh.
Forum: Maintenance 10-04-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 84,401
Posted By BRADESTAR
That's a bummer. Hopefully didn't run'er too hot....

That's a bummer. Hopefully didn't run'er too hot.

That would be very surprising that a "Professional" mechanic would reuse those piecies. Like a lot of others experienced, one of mine broke...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-28-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By BRADESTAR
Throttle cable is needed. Like Voltron...

Throttle cable is needed.

Like Voltron says, don't need fuel pump. I think on a 97 the fuel reg is by the fuel filter instead of rail, but a good point to check.

I'd consider a new larger...
Forum: Electrical 09-28-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By BRADESTAR
I'd try to get my hands on another OEM alarm...

I'd try to get my hands on another OEM alarm unit. The one that (I think) is behind the glove box. Maybe the connection or the unit itself has gone bad?

There is probably a way to test the unit,...
Forum: Exhausts 09-28-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By BRADESTAR
2nd the Magnaflow. I got mine about 3...

2nd the Magnaflow.

I got mine about 3 years, and maybe 15k miles, ago and still going.

I didn't change my sensors either, don't remember the code I was pulling.
Forum: Interior and ICE 09-06-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By BRADESTAR
I haven't seen that fabric by the yard either. I...

I haven't seen that fabric by the yard either. I think exclusive to the TI, thus ignored. If you didn't want to buy a whole seat locally "AngellicMissKitty" on this site ships seat fabrics from...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-06-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 91,873
Posted By BRADESTAR
Pure Radical..!! Please send me an...

Pure Radical..!!

Please send me an autographed picture of this monster when available. You have a fan in me!
Forum: Interior and ICE 08-26-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By BRADESTAR
Do you mean the Tan color? I didn't think there...

Do you mean the Tan color? I didn't think there was Sand Grey. I thought it was Dove Grey if you mean the Grey color. I haven't seen many Ti's with Sand interior.


I have a Dove Grey interior....
Forum: Maintenance 08-08-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By BRADESTAR
Might be the slave cylinder is bad? The part that...

Might be the slave cylinder is bad? The part that pushes the fork may be leaking on the inside of the bell housing. Pull it out and have a look?

Or maybe the diaphragm in the plastic piece on the...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 07-29-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,174
Posted By BRADESTAR
Agreed. Going rate is $200-$250. Surprised these...

Agreed. Going rate is $200-$250. Surprised these are still available.
Forum: Cars for Sale 07-13-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 955
Posted By BRADESTAR
38k miles, garage kept....and we only get one...

38k miles, garage kept....and we only get one picture?! Heck.
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 07-13-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
all years New Cali-Top
Views: 2,343
Posted By BRADESTAR
I don't know. I have placed orders on site's like...

I don't know. I have placed orders on site's like that, only to have them cancel once they reviewed it because NLA.

Did it come from one of those guy's?

Just curious....Those things are going...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 07-08-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
all years New Cali-Top
Views: 2,343
Posted By BRADESTAR
Why does that intake look strange? I get that...

Why does that intake look strange? I get that it's painted, but is that a normal '99 intake?

Also, out of curiosity, where did you find such a new Cali top?
Forum: Maintenance 06-09-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By BRADESTAR
Yes. That be the one.

Yes. That be the one.
Forum: Induction 06-09-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 131,704
Posted By BRADESTAR
Hey, good to see you back. I had always wondered...

Hey, good to see you back. I had always wondered where this car went to. Happy that it's still with you and making a comeback.
Forum: Cars for Sale 06-07-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,927
Posted By BRADESTAR
This one looks a bit worse for wear than the one...

This one looks a bit worse for wear than the one on eBay, but is this turning into a thing.......shame of it is only 2 pictures.
...
Forum: Lounge 06-04-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By BRADESTAR
I shipped my ti from Florida to Seattle. I think...

I shipped my ti from Florida to Seattle. I think I used"uship.com". It's like you say though,they are a middle man for a bunch of independent contractors. It was easy though. Input what it was and...
Forum: US and North America 06-01-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By BRADESTAR
I have one I don't want around anymore. Just that...

I have one I don't want around anymore. Just that shipping would be horrendous. I can barely pick those damn diffs up. Even the small case one's.....

.. your welcome to come get it, seems like a...
Forum: Electrical 05-25-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By BRADESTAR
Most of ours around here are a constant "work in...

Most of ours around here are a constant "work in progress". Have fun. ...and welcome
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